Carex praegracilis

Clustered Field Sedge

  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   grass
  • Inflorescence Size:   1" - 5"
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   All
  • Water Requirements:   high
  • Salt Tolerance:   medium
  • Characteristics / Comments:   Common to moist places. Tolerates saline and alkaline soil
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   719,142
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Carex praegracilis

Common Name:Field sedge

Carex praegracilis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

US Distribution:
Plant Community(s):Coastal Strand, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Habitat:coastal
Family:Cyperaceae

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, ContraCosta, Colusa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Inyo, Kern, Lake, Lassen, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Merced, Mono, Monterey, Modoc, Mariposa, Marin, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Placer, Plumas, Riverside, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Diego, San Francisco, Shasta, Siskiyou, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Tulare, Tuolumne, Ventura, Yolo, Yuba

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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